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ADP Reports Jobs Growth of 216,000 in February 2012

Written by Steven Hansen ADP reported February 2012 non-farm private jobs growth at 216,000.  The market expected between 218K and 250K (versus the 216K reported) There is no question that this level of jobs growth is positive.  However, this number … Continue reading

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January 2012 BLS Jobs Up 243,000, Unemployment Down to 8.3%

If you thought December 2011 employment was good, you will love January 2012.  A summary of the January 2012 BLS employment situation: BLS reported: 243K (non-farm) and 257K (non-farm private). Unemployment = 8.3% ADP reported: 170K (non-farm private) Market expected: … Continue reading

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ADP Jobs Growth Disappoints in January 2012, But Still OK

The disappointment in the ADP data was that January 2012 jobs growth of 170,000 was less than the 190,000 jobs growth of January 2011.  After the blowout data from ADP in December, the market was expecting 200,000 to 250,000.  Note … Continue reading

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BLS Reports Job Growth of 200,000 in December 2011

A summary of the December 2011 BLS employment situation: BLS reported: 200K (non-farm) and 212K (non-farm private). Unemployment = 8.5% ADP reported: 325K (non-farm private) Market expected: 150K to 165K (non-farm), 8.7% unemployment Econintersect‘s Forecast: 100K (non-farm private) 200,000 is … Continue reading

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ADP: 325,000 Job Gains in December 2011, Challenger 2012 Jobs Forecast Weak

Happy Holidays from ADP – the largest payroll provider in the USA – said USA non-farm private payrolls grew 325,000 in December 2011.  The market expected between 180,000 to 200,000.  This was the largest gain in ADP’s historical records going … Continue reading

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